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- Who's fit?... and for those who are not. Malmstrom, Frederick V. // Flying Safety;Jul97, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p23
Discusses physical fitness standards used by the US Air Force. Benefits and advantages of physical fitness measurements; Individual nature of Air Force physical fitness programs for flight crew members; Physical fitness tips.
- Vicious cycle? Barela, Timothy P. // Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p18
Reports on the improvement of airmen's performance in the United States Air Force's cycle ergometry tests between 1993 and 1997. Goals of the Air Force Fitness Program; Reason for the improved performance of airmen in the test; Tips for passing the test. INSET: Strength test coming..
- The `Mike' Monster. Thomson, Don C. // Flying Safety;Apr99, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p28
Addresses the inadequacy of hearing protection in the United States Air Force (USAF). Primary cause of high-frequency hearing loss; Precautions used by the pilots to prevent further hearing loss.
- `Trapped Gas Mishap' // Flying Safety;Sep95, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p28
Reports on a case of excess gas experienced by a AC-130 aircrew member. More information.
- Airmen keep fit in Alaska's 'elephant cage' Dendy, John B. // Airman;Mar2002, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p17
Describes a physical fitness program of airmen from the U.S. Air Force 381st Intelligence Squadron around the AN/FLR-9 circular antenna array at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska. Reason for implementing the program; Result of the program.
- Keeping them in stitches. // Airman;Spring2007, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p22
The article cites the roles of U.S. Air Force flight surgeons. Lieutenant Colonel David Alexander states that after each mission, they want to return astronauts' health to their pre-launch health. The author also discussed flight surgeons' rigid training. The Airmen also deal with life support,...
- AVOIDING THE PLAGUE OF NON-COMBAT INJURIES: SIMPLE GUIDELINES HELP KEEP AIRMEN HEALTHIER. // Airman;May/Jun2008, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p22
The article presents the top 10 dangers that U.S. Air Force's Airmen face in a war zone. Poor overall health, Airmen must get their body in shape and refrain from smoking. Insect and animal bites, soldiers are prohibited from keeping pets inside an Air Base. In Iraq and Afghanistan, heat stroke...
- THE LONG HAUL. Hummel, Tyson // Flying Safety;Jun2000, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p18
Deals with fatigue and sleepiness being experienced by United States Air Force pilots. Problem with the long hours of flying; Regulations in the K-10; Information on the study done by National Aeronautics and Space Administration Ames Research Center.
- A Population Comparison of Participants and Nonparticipants in a Health Survey. Klesges, Robert C.; Williamson, James E.; Somes, Grant W.; Talcott, G. Wayne; Lando, Harry A.; Haddock, Keith // American Journal of Public Health;Aug1999, Vol. 89 Issue 8, p1228
Objectives. This study examined the characteristics of Air Force recruits willing to take part in a health survey vs those unwilling to participate. Methods. US Air Force recruits undergoing basic military training (n = 32 144) were surveyed regarding demographic and health variables. Results....